Kunming Prefecture, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kunming Prefecture, China? If you're planning to go to Kunming Prefecture, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kunming Prefecture, China

Based on the climate and weather in Kunming Prefecture, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kunming Prefecture, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kunming Prefecture, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Kunming Prefecture, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kunming Prefecture.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Kunming Prefecture.

    What to wear/what to pack for Kunming Prefecture, China by month

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    January

    If you are traveling to Kunming Prefecture in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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    February

    Traveling to Kunming Prefecture in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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    March

    If you are traveling to Kunming Prefecture in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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    April

    If you go to Kunming Prefecture in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    May

    Traveling to Kunming Prefecture in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    June

    June in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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    July

    If you go to Kunming Prefecture in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    August

    August in Kunming Prefecture is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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    September

    September here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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    October

    If you are traveling to Kunming Prefecture in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    November

    November is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    December

    December is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

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